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Sea Foam Motel

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7111 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Sea Foam Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is where Andy would have stayed if they had an episode where they went on a beach holiday! We loved the old school homey feel of this place and actually stayed a second night instead of going to a newer chain hotel that we had booked further north. The top level beach view rooms have screen doors on the... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited last year for our 35th anniversary and because we wanted to buy a beachfront home somewhere near Wilmington, and felt that Topsail Island was what we would like. We were not disappointed! Sea Foam Motel was so friendly, clean and very quaint with a spacious room, not beautiful but like a seaside cottage. The beach was fantastic and... More 

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Tijuana, Mexico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I was a kid growing up in the 1970's, my family vacationed every year in Nags Head, and we alternated between the Sea Foam and the now disappeared Sea-otel. We moved to the west coast in 1982, and I did not get back to Nags Head for 30 years. In 2012, I decided to introduce my wife to the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

i stayed here a few days while fishing and fell in love with the place. It opened in 1947 so expect very retro decor. However, the mattress and pillows were updated and as comfortable as any Hampton Inn. Room was very clean. At night the staff places a 50 cup coffee pot in the vending area with a sign stating,... More 

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Harrison, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Stayed here several days 6/14, and just loved it for the price. Ocean breezes, Sounds of the surf day and night with balcony doors open. Staff was very friendly, grounds are clean inside and out. We will be back in very near future, and want same room we stayed in. John Harrison,Oh.

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Pelham,Nc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellant motel. Built in 1947 it is and old school motor court with all modern additions. Near very good resturaunts and shopping . Has a large pool with shuffleboard. Directly on the beach with very nice kitchenetts. Room was large by motel standards and very clean . The staff was excellant. Upper floor rooms are oceanfront with big balcony's. We... More 

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Charlotte
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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

The Sea Foam is not for everyone. It's dated and old fashioned BUT if you want to open your back door and walk out on the beach, sleep in a comfortable basic room and hear the sound of the surf, this is the place for you. The Management is great, the motel is located near wonderful restaurants and the newly... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I stumbled across the Sea Foam completely by accident. I was looking for an inexpensive place to spend the weekend and happened to see their “Vacancy” sign when I drove by. I knew when I checked in that this wasn’t a 5 star hotel by typical hotel standards. It was however, a 5 star experience. From the people that checked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Where do we even begin?? My boyfriend and I stumbled upon this place online and the minute we read, "sunrise over the Atlantic" we were sold! We loved the location, and how close it was to everything. We had the pleasure of meeting Tracey (the general manager) to Kindra who was so helpful with ALL of our questions we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

You can't compare apples to oranges. They're different from the get go. My princess heart is thrilled by a Westin's heavenly bed and soaking tub. But my vintage heart beat HARD for the Sea Foam Motel! This place is old. The person who took my reservation told me that plainly. It is also gorgeous and perfect and chilled my butt... More 

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